Korean Foot and Ankle Society - KFAS - KOA Sub-Specialty Society
The Korean Foot and Ankle Society (KFAS) was founded on June 12, 1991, and the first annual meeting and conference were held on July 26, 1991 at Hallym Medical Center.
With a membership of about 1.3 million, the society has held biannual conferences, Spring and Autumn, since 2003, after holding annual Autumn conferences from 1991 to 2002.
The society also offers a training session every year to keep members abreast of the latest developments in the field of foot and ankle orthopedics.
The society's journal has been published biannually since 1997.
In March 2001, the society successfully hosted the 4th Asian Foot and Ankle Congress and the first Asian Congress of the International Federation of Foot and Ankle Society (IFFAS) in Jeju, Korea with about 300 members attending from 10 countries.